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Difference Between Social Security Disability and SSI Disability Chart

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

This program is financed with Social Security taxes paid by workers, employers, and self-employed persons.

See Understanding the Benefits for a complete explanation SSDI.
This program is financed through general revenues from taxes, meaning benefits are not based on your prior work history.
See Understanding Supplemental Security Income for a complete explanation of SSI.


Healthline has recently launched a new medical funding program! This program allows an individual to choose a family member, friend, or group to raise funds to help with their medical expenses. Healthline is a medical website dedicated to providing trustworthy health news and advice.

You can see the new online fund raising resource here: Healthline, Medical Fundraising Made Easy